CEO & Founder
Paul has established several successful and innovative businesses. He has helped to shape the relationship between real estate and technology, establishing Condeco as one of the foremost providers of workspace management technology. He was previously Managing Director of one of the UK’s largest electronic security companies.
Laurence Garrett is a co-founder and Partner of Highland Europe, Laurence primarily focuses on growth opportunities in the information technology sector for the European market. Laurence represents Highland Europe on a number of boards across the Tech and Software as a Service industries.
Jean Tardy-Joubert joined Highland Europe in 2018. Now an Advisory Partner, Jean previously founded Qatalyst, served as Head of European Technology at Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse, and utilized his extensive EMEA knowledge to advise on landmark transactions within the European technology landscape. A native of Paris, Jean and his family now reside in London.
Guy joined the main board of Condeco in 2013 as a Non-Executive Director. Guy has been a solicitor in practice for over 35 years and has been a manager in law firms for fifteen years including Managing Partner. In 2014 Guy was elected as a Councilor in West London, and he currently sits on the boards for a group of language schools, a marketing company, a social enterprise and a legal advice charity.
Paul joins Condeco’s main board as a Non Exec Director. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of senior international financial management experience with the last 15 years as CFO both public and private. Paul’s leadership of CSR PLCs successful IPO in London and GFI software’s (SAAS company) very successful exits are notable examples of his experience in helping build valuable high growth tech businesses.
Fergus is one of the foremost experts in Europe on building sales and marketing technology businesses. He was one of the founders of Salesforce.com in Europe, after joining the US business from Oracle in 2000. After nine years at Salesforce, Gloster moved to marketing technology startup Marketo, Gloster is also a non-executive director at cloud contact centre company NewVoiceMedia.
Chief Financial Officer
Ian Cole leads financial and legal operations at Condeco. He has more than 15 years of financial leadership experience in the technology industry, most recently as CFO of WorldRemit, Bookatable, StepStone and SmartFocus. Ian brings deep expertise in financial operations, equity and debt funding, acquisitions and delivering shareholder value. He is a Fellow at the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Chief Marketing Officer
Lynda is a product and marketing specialist with over 20 years’ experience. She has been at Condeco from the beginning, driving go-to market strategies, new business growth and evolving the brand worldwide. Her experience across both marketing and sales gives her a deep understanding of Condeco’s market and client’s needs, enabling her to develop powerful, effective marketing strategies.
Chief Product Officer
As one of the founding team members, Peter was instrumental in designing and launching the first generation of Condeco. Between 2006 and 2012 he worked at Flow Interactive, a pioneering London design agency, and Morgan Stanley, designing user-centered online experiences and software tools. Peter re-joined Condeco in 2012 to lead the product design team across Condeco’s software and hardware solutions.
Chief Sales Officer
Mike is an experienced sales leader with knowledge in growing sales from pre-revenue to over $100M. Mike first started his career in the UK working for Oracle, then moved to the US with Tenfold through their IPO. He spent nearly ten years working in early-stage start-ups in Silicon Valley, before returning to the UK working with companies including digital measurement leader Comscore and The Foundry selling into the film and media industries.
Chief Customer Officer
As a highly experienced business leader with key expertise in customer success and value realization methods, organizational transformation, as well as revenue acquisition, and retention programs, Kev’s expertise is derived from a wide range of leadership roles in Sales, Support, Professional Services, and Customer Success.
Chief Technology Officer
Paul is highly experienced in building and managing teams that have engineered systems across multiple sectors for businesses of all sizes, Paul has extensive knowledge of Software as a service focusing on data to drive platform, product, and team development, and deliver actionable insights to customers using best in class technologies.